Greener Parks for Health
Willamette Partnership teamed up with the National Recreation and Park Association, Sean Watts Consulting, Blue Stocking Strategy, and Greenprint Partners to develop the Greener Parks for Health resources.
This suite of resources offers a variety of research-informed messages, tools, and policy solutions to help park and recreation professionals communicate about, advocate for, and institutionalize green infrastructure in parks to improve community well-being, especially in communities facing environmental, health, economic, and social injustices.
Highlights powerful evidence and messaging for professionals to showcase the impacts of green infrastructure in parks. This resource includes one-pagers that provide facts and statistics around each benefit:
Recommends the creative use of new and existing policies and funding mechanisms at the federal, state, and local levels to encourage green infrastructure in parks.